Hyperion to a Satyr: Hamlet Act II, Scene 1 - Reynaldo

Hyperion to a Satyr - The Fire and Water Podcast Network's Hamlet Podcast - continues Siskoid's scene-by-scene deep dive into Shakespeare's masterwork, discussing the text, but also performance and staging through the lens of several films, television, comics and even a rock opera. In Act II, Scene 1, Part 1, Polonius gives his spy Reynaldo a secret mission.

Listen to Act II, Scene 1 - Reynaldo HERE!

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Theme: "Fanfare" from 1996 Hamlet, by Patrick Doyle, with clips from that film, starring Ray Fearon; the 2000 Hamlet, starring Ethan Hawke; and the 1990 Hamlet, starring Mel Gibson.

Bonus clips: Hamlet 1996 by Kenneth Branagh, starring Richard Byers; Hamlet 1980 by Rodney Bennett, starring Eric Porter and Raymond Mason; Hamlet 2007 by Alexander Fodor, starring Lydia Piechowiak and Hanne Steen; and Hamlet 2009 by Gregory Doran, starring David Ajala and Oliver Ford Davies.

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